Gifting ceremony, Auckland  [image: Gareth Watkins]

Gifting ceremony, Auckland

Gifting ceremony, Auckland

Audio and images from the gifting ceremony of the New Zealand AIDS Memorial Quilt to Te Papa - the national museum of New Zealand. The service was photographed by Gareth Watkins - a selection of images can be viewed here.

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Special thanks to the New Zealand AIDS Memorial Quilt for allowing us to record the service and make it available online.

  • 00:00 - Powhiri and waiata - New Zealand AIDS Foundation Ropu
  • 05:20 - Reply and welcome - Michael Bancroft, Guardian of the Quilt
  • 13:20 - Hallelujah (Cohen) - Gay and Lesbian Singers (GALS)
  • 16:35 - History of the New Zealand Quilt and explanation of the gifting
  • 30:20 - Handing over of the Deed of Gift
  • 31:00 - Acceptance of the gift - Dame Claudia Orange
  • 39:40 - A farewell walk amongst the Quilt, You are the light - GALS
  • 44:40 - Dame Catherine Tizard
  • 48:50 - Folding of the Quilts, Karakia and Waiata
  • 52:30 - Handing over of the Quilt to Te Papa representatives
  • 53:10 - God defend New Zealand

Citation information

Record date:29th April 2012
Location:St Matthew-in-the-City